San Francisco Film Society
There are three seasons in which applicants can work as interns in the San Francisco Film Society (SFFS): Winter/Spring (mid-January to mid-May), Summer (late May to August), and Fall (September to December). Interns are expected to work
between 8 to 30 hours each week, with the internship being unpaid. More information can be found here.
With attractions like the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, Pier 39 and Fisherman’s Wharf, and Chinatown, there is no
shortage of visitors who need a place to sleep. By working an internship at a bigger hotel company, you have a better
chance of success and more opportunity to branch out. The
and the Marriott are good places to start.
With over four dozen music festivals taking place in San Francisco each year, there are plenty of opportunities to intern.
Choose from Outside Lands,
Treasure Island, and the Jazz Festival, among many others.
San Francisco offers internships at plenty major banks, depending on your
level of education and experience.
offers a ten-week internship in investment banking, Union Bank
lets interns gain real-life experience in Information Technology, Human Resources, Business Operations and more, and the
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
has summer internships that last between 10 to 12 weeks.
The number of tech companies available to intern at in San Francisco, a city described as “the new
heartbeat of Silicon Valley, is only limited by your imagination. It’s a city that’s not only a
technological hub, but also one in close proximity to others like Palo Alto and Cupertino. In San Francisco,
though, you can find internships at Twitter,
Whether you choose to spend your summer internship in an apartment, hotel, billeting with a family,
or at a university dorm, the size of San Francisco offers many options.
San Diego is the second-largest city in California and eight-largest in the whole country, making it an attractive destination for summer interns. Although military and defense efforts used to be the dominant industry in the area, their hold hasn’t moved much and it’s now second only to manufacturing, such as shipbuilding and repair, industrial machinery and computers, metals production, and manufacturing toys and sporting goods. However, getting an internship isn’t possible in military and defense, as you need to actually become a member of the Armed Forces, but a company like
SOLUTE Consultingis associated with the military and offers internships.
Industrial Machinery and Computers
General Dynamics NASSCO is the biggest ship designing and building company in San Diego, and opportunities with
them can be checked out on their website.
Shipbuilding and Repairs
reFre5h is a tech company that’s centered toward social media, with internships
regularly available for computer science students, such as
software engineers. Leidos
is another tech company with opportunities, while
deal with industrial machinery.
Metals production is one of the dominant industries in San Diego, with Vista Industrial Products, Inc.
being one of the largest companies.
Toys and Sporting Goods
In this manufacturing industry, internships at toy companies are varied.
A large company like Toys R Us offers internships
in a selection of areas, while Imperial Toy is another.
In sporting goods, Callaway Golf,
TaylorMade Golf, and
Cobra Golf are all headquartered in San Diego county.
Only 120 miles south of Los Angeles, San Diego has many options for visiting student interns who need a place to stay.
The School of Professional and Extended Studies at American University is unique in that it assists and guides students through the internship application process, and has advisors who can help students land internships in a multitude of areas. If you’re more competitive, have top-notch marks and desire to go into politics, interning for a member of Congress on Capitol Hill or at the Library of Congress can be avenues to follow. Members’ pages of the United States Senate can be found here if prospective interns want to intern at that level. The American Political Science Association
has internships for students who want to understand and learn about politics from a broad perspective.
The insurance company Allstate is committed to helping students and new grads get their foot through the door so they can begin their careers, and has internships available in many financial areas. Wells Fargo, one of the biggest banks in the United States, has established internships for students, as have Certus Bank and the Bank of America.
Car racing is also quite popular in Charlotte, and students looking for internships will find a wealth of opportunities with Earnhardt Ganassi Racing, the Fortune 500 company Sonic Automotive, Hendrick Motorsports, and Richard Petty Motorsports.
Alternatively students or grads can look for internship opportunities in a miscellany of fields, such as Boxman for manufacturing, Crowder for construction, Speed TV for media and entertainment, and Coca-Cola for food and beverage manufacturing and retail.
Interns can work for thecity in a variety of roles, such as the Fire Department of New York, City Planning,
the Office of the Mayor, the Department of Transportation, and much more.
The King’s Collegein New York City also offers interns many opportunities for summer work, although theirs are unpaid.
The governor’s officeof New York City has hundreds of internship opportunities for students, although the timing
can be tight with academic terms.
One of the most well-known venues in the whole country, Madison Square Garden always has a large number of internship roles that summer students can apply for.
ESPN, one of the largest sports networks in the world, has internship opportunities available throughout the year with competitive pay and subsidized housing for interns.
Nike has a 12-week paid internship available to students, with employee perks and benefits available to them.
For students who want a behind the scenes look at one of New York’s premier weekly newspapers, The Observer is one choice.
Interning at the New York Times can be one of the biggest stepping stones to a
career in journalism for students, with the newspaper offering 10-week internships in the summer.
One of the country’s most respected TV stations, NBC, has a wealth of internships for students, with New York
City being one of the key locations.
Student’s of New York University’s Tisch School can gain valuable film experience with one of their many internships,
fulfilling course credit at the same time.
The second-largest city in Canada and the bridge between Europe and North America, Montreal is an urbane, affordable, well-located city with plenty of inexpensive housing that’s easy to access with a well-planned metro system.
Students can try McGill University or
Concordiafor inexpensive summer housing options, as both universities make themselves available for summer students.
While hotels may be a slightly more costly option, they are still cheap when compared against other major cities in the world.
Boutique hotels like The Celebrities Hotel and the Hotel Villa are both located in downtown Montreal, giving students easy access to all of the city’s sights and sounds.
Alternatively, summer interns and employees who need a place to stay in Montreal for the summer can rent an apartment, looking on sites such as Craigslist, Kijiji, and Owner Direct all offering short-term affordable rental options.
Snugly tucked into the metropolitan area of Washington, DC, Loudoun County has the best of everything: it’s large and close enough to Washington that students can take advantage of big-city internship opportunities, and small enough that students can intern at a cozier organization, making themselves known as a person instead of a number.